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The folks at the Waffle Shop are looking for your big idea – really big ideas – and if your big idea is the best idea you could win $250 and Free Waffles for a Year! You don’t have to be in Pittsburgh to win either. If you aren’t in town to attend the idea event on Oct. 3, 2009 – they will have an actor stand in for you.… Read the rest
I wanted to make sure to post about this before the spring semester ends. I have made a few visits to the Waffle Shop in the past few months.
The Waffle Shop is a class project for the undergraduate art course – The Storefront Project which is taught at Carnegie Mellon. Last semester it was Waffle Shop – a reality tv show. For the spring semester it is Waffle Shop – The Talk Show. The venue, which is the former tuxedo shop located at the corner of Highland and Baum in East Liberty has seen quite a transformation this semester. … Read the rest
I cannot believe that I have been blogging about PGH for over 3 years and I have not published a word about the tech fair. One of the must do events of the spring when I was a kid was to attend the Tech Fair – year later when I was working at Carnegie Mellon for the summer – I was confused when everyone kept talking about this Spring Carnival – apparently it is called Spring Carnival by students today – but I am sure many other people refer to this annual event as the Tech Fair. Each year we… Read the rest
If you are a regular reader you will know that we really like signs (and sometimes climb over guard rails to photograph them) and that we have been following the Pittsburgh Signs Project from its beginnings as a blog to a published book.
The book – Pittsburgh Signs Project: 250 Signs of Western Pennsylvania – is now available on Amazon.com. I have a copy and I gave some copies of the book to friends for Christmas. It is even easier to order a copy for your friends who don’t live in Pittsburgh.
If you would prefer to shop local…
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I stumbled upon this event while browsing weekend activities for this weekend at ThisIsHappening.org and this looks like my kind of event – Pittsburgh story telling. A bunch of historians from around Pittbsurgh are digging up some artifacts and stories from the Warhol Museum (I love Andy Warhol’s time capsules), The Homewood Cemetary, Pitt, Chatam and more. I don’t know much about the Archival Happy Hour Group but it looks like this is going to be a pretty amazing story hour.Unbeknownst Pittsburgh! from the Archival Happy Hour Action GroupFriday, Feb. 6, 2009 7pmMary Breed Lecture Hall, Margaret… Read the rest